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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 2. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board--Rules and Practice Procedure
Article 7. Subpoenas

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§10536. Witness Fees and Subpoenas.

Medical examiners appointed by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board or agreed to by the parties when subpoenaed for cross-examination at the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board or deposition shall be paid by the party requiring the attendance of the witness in accordance with the Rules of the Administrative Director.

Failure to serve the subpoena and tender the fee in advance based on the estimated time of the trial or deposition may be treated by the Workers' Compensation Appeals Board as a waiver of the right to examine the witness. Service and payment of the fee may be made by mail if the witness so agrees.

NOTE

Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 130, 131, 4621 and 5710, Labor Code; and Section 2034(i)(2), Code of Civil Procedure.

HISTORY

1. Repealer and new section exempt from OAL review pursuant to Government Code section 11351 filed 12-19-90; operative 1-1-91 (Register 91, No. 7).

2. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-19-2002; operative 1-1-2003. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Government Code section 11351 (Register 2002, No. 51).

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